Hello! I am a regular reader of your opinions and commentary and appreciate the sensibility of your views. In the case of Kyle Rittenhouse, I have a couple of points that I think you did not address. First, this was a 17 year old boy who crossed state lines with a long gun to “protect” property resulting in the deaths of two people. This was not his community. His support of the former President is not an issue for me, but for the fact that Mr. Trump has called for vigilante justice on multiple occasions. I remember him telling rally goers to attack protesters at his rally and that he would pay their legal fees, thus condoning the violence. For Kyle, whose brain is not even fully developed, to align himself in this way could be dangerous. Again, I appreciate your straightforwardness and want to be equally straightforward with my take on this particular case. Please know that I accept the jury decision.

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